Mardi Gras Brunch 3/1-3/2

 The countdown is on to Fat Tuesday on March 4th, but before its over… we sure do love our brunch here at the Armsby Abbey and who doesn’t love New Orleans? Join Executive Sous Chef, Stacy Murphy, a former New Orleans resident herself, in her last days at the Armsby Abbey before she goes on maternity leave for an amazing Creole brunch on Saturday, March 1st and Sunday, March 2nd from 10AM-3PM each day. Creole fare with cocktails following suit -wait till you see what we mix up for this brunch!

Mardi Gras Brunch!
March 1st & 2nd

Featured Local Farms: Crust Bakeshop (Worcester, MA), Tougas Farm (Northboro, MA), First Leaves Farm (Brookfield, MA), Gibson’s Dairy (Worcester, MA), Dismas Farm (Oakham, MA), Adams Farm (Athol, MA), Misty Knoll Farm (New Haven, VT), Honey Etc (Princeton, MA), South Face Farm (Ashfield, MA), Narragansett Creamery (Providence, RI), Vermont Creamery (Websterville, VT), Cabot Creamery (Middlebury, VT), Great Hill Creamery (Marion, MA), Rogue Creamery (Central Point, OR), Cypress Grove Farmstead (Arcata, CA)

Country Toast $3.50
Our House Baked Bread served with
Hurricane Preserves & Chicory-Coffee Butter
Beverage: Armeno Coffee

Granola & Yogurt $5
Homemade Granola, Narragansett Creamery Yogurt,
Wildflower Honey, fresh Apple
Cocktail: Pimm’s Cup

Soup du Jour $7
Made in house daily
served with one of our house baked breads

Breakfast Slate $15
Rogue Smokey Blue & Cypress Grove Lambchopper served with local Honey,
Tougas Farm Apple, our Housemade Hurricane Preserves, Chicory-Coffee Butter,
Peanut Butter & House baked Breads
Cocktail: Hurricane

Winter Greens Salad $12
Local Greens, Date Leather, Toasted Almonds, Serrano Ham Oil,
Maple-Sherry Vinegar, Ossau-Iraty sheep milk cheese, Orange Zest
Beer: Ettaler Curator

Quiche $10
Roasted Mushrooms, Caramelized Leeks, Great Hill Blue Cheese & fresh Herbs
with local organic eggs and a side of our housemade cabbage slaw
Beer: Thornbridge Kipling

Sweet Potato Pancakes $11
Trio of Sweet Potato Pancakes,
Bourbon-Maple Syrup, Chicory-Coffee Butter
Cocktail: Café Brulot

Pecan Pie Waffle $12
Housemade Chocolate Waffle made with Bittersweet Cocoa with a
Gooey Pecan Pie topping and Old Ipswich Spiced Rum Whipped Cream
Cocktail: Brandy Milk Punch

Fried Oyster Po’boy $15
Crispy Buttermilk fried Oysters, Bread & Butter-Jalapeño Pickles,
Dijonaise and fresh Arugula served on our housemade Baguette
with a side of housemade cabbage slaw
Cocktail: Sazerac

Shrimp & Grits $17
Grilled jumbo Shrimp, Creamy Stone Ground Corn Grits
with spicy Shrimp & Tasso Ham Sauce, soft-cooked local organic egg
Beer: Trillium Fort Point Pale

Smoked Chicken $15
Smoked Misty Knoll Farm Chicken Leg, Dirty Wild Rice,
a fried local egg, Creole Chicken Sauce
Beer: Ballast Point Sculpin

Mac n’ Cheese $11
Made with an Artisan Assortment of our featured Cheeses and IPA
topped with our Homemade Rustic Ale-Bread Crumbs
Beer: Jack’s Abby Hoponious Union

Bacon $4.50
(3) Thick Slices of our House Cured & Smoked Bacon
made with Heritage Pork Belly from Adams Farm

BLOODY MARY BAR
Featuring our Housemade Blood Mary Mix

Pick your spice:
Mild, Spicy, or Extra Spicy

Then your spirit:

Tito’s Straight Vodka
Garlic-Infused Tito’s Vodka
Chipotle-Infused Tito’s Vodka
Square One Organic Basil Vodka
Square One Organic Cucumber Vodka
Jalapeno-Infused Olmeca Altos Plata Tequila
Right Gin infused with Black Peppercorns

Garnish it up:
Spanish Olives, Cocktail Onions, Lime Wedge, Housemade Bacon ($1.50),
House Pickled Heirloom Carrot, Jalapeno, or Cucumber
NOTE: Maximum of (3) garnishes per Bloody Mary

Add a rim:
Sea Salt, Alderwood Smoked Salt or Cracked Pepper Blend

NEW ORLEANS INSPIRED COCKTAILS

French 75
In New Orleans they stand by the classic French recipe featuring
Cognac instead of Gin. Pierre Ferrand 1840 Cognac,
fresh Lemon, simple syrup, Prosecco

Pimm’s Cup
A favorite of the Napoleon House in the Old Square
featuring Pimm’s No. 1, Citrus, Ginger, and Seltzer

Sazerac
The official drink of New Orleans – Old Overholt Rye, Sugar,
Peychaud’s Bitters, Absinthe mist, stirred and served up with a twist

Ramos Gin Fizz
Plymouth Gin, fresh pressed Lemon & Lime,
Egg White, Cream and Orange Flower Water
topped off with a spritz of Club Soda

Frozen Irish Coffee
Just off Bourbon Street, these are served non-stop at the Erin Rose;
Maison Rouge VSOP Cognac, Triple 8 Coffee Liqueur, Milk, Cream,
Chicory-Armeno Coffee, and Vanilla

Hurricane
Made popular at Pat O’Brien’s on Bourbon Street,
a frosty mix of fresh Lemon, Passionfruit Syrup,
and Old Ipswich Rums

Café Brulot
Maison Rouge VSOP Cognac and Mathilde XO Orange Liqueur,
Citrus, Spices, and Armeno Coffee

Brandy Milk Punch
Pierre Ferrand 1840 Cognac, Vanilla Syrup, Whole Milk,
on the rocks with freshly grated Nutmeg

WAKE-UP CALL!
Add one of these to your cup o’ joe!

Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon,
Luxardo Amaretto, Menthe Pastille Liqueur,
Sapling Maple Liqueur, Meletti Chocolate Liqueur
Triple Eight Huixoc Coffee Liqueur, Coconut Rum
Rumchata Cinnamon Cream Liqueur

BEVERAGE

Local Whole Milk or Chocolate Milk from Gibson’s Dairy Farm,
fresh pressed Orange Juice or Lemonade, Mighty Leaf Black Iced Tea,
Maine Root Ginger Beer or Root Beer, Spindrift Tangerine Seltzer

Regular or Decaffeinated Sumatra Mandheling Coffee from Armeno Coffee Roasters,
Mighty Leaf Tea in Earl Grey, Green Dragon, African Nectar,
Orange Dulce, Chamomile Citrus or Breakfast



2 Responses to “Mardi Gras Brunch 3/1-3/2”

  1. Can I make reservations for 4 people for this brunch? We will be in the area for the weekend (driving down from Montreal) and we don’t want to miss it!

    Thanks,
    Martin

  2. armsbyabbey says:

    Hi Martin, We would be happy to make a reservation for you. Please give us a call at 508.795.1012 to reserve your table. This is bound to be another amazing brunch! Cheers!

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